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Assupol ups digital transformation amid insurtech surge

Chief information officer Nomthi Nelwamondo says the insurer is accelerating its investments in digital technologies to stay ahead of the game.

3:40
Aug 12, 2021

MTN quits multibillion-rand Syrian operations, seeks compensation

The group initiates an exit of Syria, abandoning its operations, as regulatory actions and demands make operating in the market untenable, says CEO Ralph Mupita.

3:00
Aug 4, 2021

Local insurtech firm Naked gets R160m funding

Naspers, through its early-stage tech investment vehicle Naspers Foundry, leads a multimillion-rand investment in Naked.

2:20
Jul 21, 2021

Naspers pumps R34m into digital insurance platform Ctrl

The company makes its first investment in the local insurtech sector as part of its R1.4 billion commitment to grow early-stage tech companies through Naspers Foundry.

2:40
Oct 20, 2020

Click2Sure receives multimillion-rand injection from US investor

Insurtech platform Click2Sure secures a multimillion-rand investment from US-based tech venture fund SixThirty.

3:50
Oct 1, 2020

Standard Bank looks to blockchain tech for insurance claims

The big four bank is aggressively pursuing the digital insurance space, which has been shaken up by the emerging insurtech start-up companies.

3:10

SA insurtech Inclusivity catches Lloyd’s attention in UK

The Cape Town-based start-up makes the new cohort of disruptors that will join the Lloyd’s Lab innovation accelerator programme.

5:40

Online insurance product deluge from SA’s big banks

The financial institutions have introduced several digital insurance products amid the lockdown and pressure from start-ups.

5:00
Aug 4, 2020

Why insurance needs RPA to stay competitive

COVID-19 has added to the immense pressure insurance companies already faced. Robotic process automation can help.

4:10
Jun 10, 2020

Online insurance sales skyrocket during lockdown

Local insurtech firms Simply Financial Services, Pineapple and Naked witness strong sales growth during SA’s lockdown period.

3:30

SA insurtech start-up bags additional R23m funding

The investment will be used to deepen Inclusivity’s footprint within its existing markets and support further international expansion.

2:50
Jan 28, 2020

Big data helping drive insurance innovation

Big data becomes an enabler for insurers, providing them with opportunities to transform and become more adaptable to the requirements of the digital age, says Kelly Preston, data analytics manager, SilverBridge.

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